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For questions concerning D&D Adventurers League rules and play. Adventurers League is an official D&D 5e organised play format.

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Can you wear magical boots/gloves/gauntlets while wearing plate armor?

In Adventurers League, can you wear magical boots/gloves/gauntlets while wearing plate armor?
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Is an Adventurers League DM allowed to adjust an encounter to max out the combat XP reward?

I DM an AL group of four. They agree to create new level 1 characters (they are experienced), but ask me to adjust the combat to give maximum possible XP in an adventure, in case they miss out the non-...
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Can an AL DM prevent you from getting access to a Magic item obtained between two of his sessions?

I am aware of the Adventurers League's concept of "Suspension of disbelief" (to, amongst other things, justify characters obtaining magic items from a certain storyline between sessions of a different ...
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How can I move a Sphere of Annihilation and keep up with AL adventures?

A character of mine just came into possession of a Sphere of Annihilation in Adventurers League. The out of combat possibilities of this item are quite interesting, but the ways to get it to where you ...
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What does HC mean in AL?

In Adventurers League (AL) questions and answers, the term "HC" is quite common when talking about a specific adventure. In RPGs, HC easily means heroic, heroic campaign and many other ...
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Can others refluff their weapons in AL, or are “Unique Weapons” exclusive to Monks?

As long as you use the stats of an existing weapon, is it legal to describe/name a weapon something else? Monks are explicitly given this leeway (PHB page 79): Certain monastaries use specialized ...
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What happens when you Shapechange into a creature with random chances of extra things?

Shapechange is a 9th level spell that allows you to assume the form of a different creature, transforming into an "average example of that creature". There is at least one creature with random ...
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How do I apply & record DM Experience Rewards?

So at the ends of some of my adventure packets that I've run for D&D Adventurer's League it says things about DM rewards, which includes Experience Points. I'm concerned a little bit that I may ...
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How is PC experience calculated when higher level CR allies help in Adventurers League?

The recent adventure Tomb of Annihilation released by WotC includes allies that can join the party. As an open-world adventure spanning multiple PC levels and Tiers, PCs could potentially gain allies ...
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What magic items can a Shield Guardian use?

Shield Guardians are large constructs with an intelligence of 7. They can be commanded by the owner of their Master’s Amulet. Apart from weapons and armor, can a Shield Guardian essentially use any ...
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What are Adventurers League DMs empowered to do for encounter scaling purposes?

In D&D Adventurers League, I know that DMs can do the following for encounter scaling: Add or remove monsters from an encounter Adjust monster HP because the modules usually have scaling ...
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What is better early game, dex increase to 18 or elven accuracy for fighter-rogue? [closed]

I'm playing in Adventurer's League, currently lvl 4 (1 rogue, 3 fighter) as an arcane archer. I currently have bracers of archery. Currently my attack roll is +7 and my damage roll is 1d8+1d6+5 with ...
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What is Tier appropriate treasure for Adventurers League adventures?

This SE question describes the process for submitting adventures from conventions to Adventurers League to become certified “legal” CCC-AL adventures. Adventurers League generally restricts the ...
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Which sourcebooks can be used as the additional resource for AL PHB+1?

The Adventurers League Players Guide for Season 9 explains PHB+1 as follows: Forgotten Realms characters can choose race and class options from the Player’s Handbook and one other resource—a rule ...

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